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Joffrey Ballet announces 2019-20 season

Posted 3 years ago in Arts and Culture

The Joffrey Ballet today announced another incredible season, featuring Chicago premieres as well as the return of favorites like "Don Quixote" and, of course, "The Nutcracker." Subscriber tickets are on…

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Read more of the article: "Lyric Opera Announces 2019-2020 Season"

Lyric Opera Announces 2019-2020 Season

Posted 3 years ago in Arts and Culture

Lyric Opera announced on January 24 its 2019-2020 season, with highlights like Rossini's The Barber of Seville and Puccini's Madama Butterfly, as well as three full performances of Wagner's Ring cycle.

Subscription tickets go…

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Read more of the article: "Chicago Loop Alliance Joins in Celebrating 2019 as the Year Of Chicago Theatre"

Chicago Loop Alliance Joins in Celebrating 2019 as the Year Of Chicago Theatre

Posted 3 years ago in Arts and Culture

The City of Chicago has designated 2019 the Year of Chicago Theatre, and just like the Year of Creative Youth (2018) and Year of Public Art (2017), Chicago Loop Alliance…

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Read more of the article: "Grant Park Music Festival 2019 Season Announced"

Grant Park Music Festival 2019 Season Announced

Posted 3 years ago in Arts and Culture

For its 85th season, the Grant Park Music Festival will bring classical music superstars and some of the canon’s most beloved repertoire to the Loop. Highlights include pianists Inon Barnatan,…

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Read more of the article: "Short-Cuts: A New Pop-Up Art Experience to Activate Chicago’s Pedway"

Short-Cuts: A New Pop-Up Art Experience to Activate Chicago’s Pedway

Posted 4 years ago in Fun for Free, Arts and Culture, Trending

Chicago Loop Alliance will introduce Short-Cuts as its new placemaking initiative this season.

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Read more of the article: "Chicago Loop Alliance’s Placemaking Initiatives Revered at IDA Conference"

Chicago Loop Alliance’s Placemaking Initiatives Revered at IDA Conference

Posted 4 years ago in Fun for Free, Arts and Culture, Trending

Chicago Loop Alliance’s placemaking efforts recognized as an “immersive urban experience and a best practice of how to create mini destinations.”

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Read more of the article: "Embarc Brings Experiential Learning to the Chicago Loop"

Embarc Brings Experiential Learning to the Chicago Loop

Posted 4 years ago in Arts and Culture

Embarc challenges students to exercise "collaboration, trust and persistence."

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Read more of the article: "Art on theMART to Light Up Chicago"

Art on theMART to Light Up Chicago

Posted 4 years ago in Arts and Culture

The Chicago Loop is home to some of the most famous large-scale art pieces in the world. In just a few days, Art on theMART, a curated series of digital…

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Read more of the article: "Introducing Free Write Sound & Vision: Bringing sound with a mission to ACTIVATE"

Introducing Free Write Sound & Vision: Bringing sound with a mission to ACTIVATE

Posted 4 years ago in Fun for Free, Arts and Culture, Trending

All season long, thousands of workers, residents, and visitors in the Loop have enjoyed live music and DJs at Chicago Loop Alliance’s ACTIVATE series. What those ACTIVATE attendees may not…

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Read more of the article: "ACTIVATE Celebrates Chicago’s House Music Legacy"

ACTIVATE Celebrates Chicago’s House Music Legacy

Posted 4 years ago in Fun for Free, Arts and Culture, Trending

As a placemaking pop-up art program, ACTIVATE encourages people to see the Loop anew. And it didn’t fail to deliver at A.K.A. Power House as it transformed Garland Court into…

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